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Chinese Community in Lagos Organises Competition for Nigeria Youths.

The just concluded Olympics,Tokyo 2020, 33 sports were contested, with new introduction of new sports such as baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, surfing, and skateboarding, Nigeria only took part in 10 sports and managed to pick up two medals in all participants sports, leaving over 20 sports uncontested.

With this, the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos, Huaxing Arts Troupe Nigeria, all Chinese Communities and individuals in Lagos, came up with intension to help more Nigerian youths to be more competitive among youths around the world.
With over a hundred of Wushu association, clubs and academys scattered all over Nigeria, Wushu KungFu has been approved as sport at the National Sports Festival, it’s another game youths can focus on to win laurels and the sports needs competitions to keep the game alive.
In this line, the Wushu Development Association of Nigeria and Huaxing Arts Troupe Nigeria, with the support of Nigerian Wushu Kung Fu Federation and Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos and the assistant of    all Chinese Communities and individuals, came up with the Nigeria First Chinese Wushu Performance Championship.
The competition is instituted in a way of harnessing, promoting and utilising the human creative and imaginative potentials of the Nigeria youths.
Fabulous prizes to be won ranging from 1million Naira for the gold medalist, and 700 thousand Naira for silver medalist and 500 thousand Naira for the bronze medalist in the senior category, also in the junior category, 700 thousand Naira for the gold medalist, 500 thousand Naira for silver medalist and 300 thousand Naira for the bronze medalist.
Viewers, audiences are not left out as the competition will be broadcasted on national television and radio and as well, streamed online across all social media platforms, voting is open to the public:
www.huaxingwushu.sgelbuilding.com. viewers, audiences can take part as lots of exciting prizes and lucky draws will be won by viewers and participants who take part in voting for their favorite contestants.
The Chairman of the Chinese Industrial and Commercial Enterprises Association and Huaxing Arts Troupe Nigeria, Chief Dr. Eric Ni, “We will be making champions that will now or in future represent Nigeria in any international championship”.
Wushu, or Kung Fu, is a general term for Chinese martial arts. Wushu actually means martial arts in Chinese: Wu means military or martial, and Shu means art. The sport of wushu was developed from Chinese martial arts, the goal was to standardize the practice of traditional martial arts.
Wushu is also a combination of performance elements and martial arts. Wushu focuses on striking, grappling, throwing, quickness, explosive power, and relaxed movement. Contemporary Wushu consist a lot of Chinese martial art styles.

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